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Pocket Gettysburg for Android (and iPhone/iPad)

PRESS RELEASE Pocket Gettysburg for Android, iPhone, and iPad Gettysburg, Pennsylvania – 30 April 2013 – SegTours, LLC announces the long-awaited release of the Android version of Pocket Gettysburg, the popular smartphone app for researchers and visitors to the Gettysburg National Military Park. In this 150th year after the battle, technology finally makes it easy […]


Madame Clara O’Rorke

On 25 January 2013, a post on Michael Waricher’s Battlefield Perspectives Facebook page showed a photo of Colonel Patrick Henry O’Rorke’s tombstone in Rochester, NY. Col. O’Rorke commanded the 140th New York Infantry (3B, 2D, 5C, AOP) and died on the second day at Gettysburg as he famously led a bayonet charge down the southwest […]


Gettysburg for Your Smart Phone is now available!

PRESS RELEASE Gettysburg for Your Smart Phone Gettysburg, Pennsylvania – 27 September 2012 – As the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg approaches, SegTours, LLC is proud to announce the release of “Pocket Gettysburg”, an encyclopedia of the battlefield that you can carry in the palm of your hand. “Pocket Gettysburg” includes a massive […]


Relics on Display

If you’ve been to the SegTours shop recently, you may have noticed the collection of Civil War relics on display at our front desk. This modest sampling includes a variety of bullets, buttons, plates, coins, jewelry and other personal effects that were dropped or discarded by soldiers. Most were found with a metal detector by […]


Jobs at SegTours!

Segway Tours of Gettysburg is now taking job applications for the 2012 tour season. Full- and part-time positions for indoor staff and tour escorts are available. These are not tour guide positions and no knowledge of the battle of Gettysburg is necessary. Schedules are flexible but all applicants must be available to work during the […]


The Perfect Holiday Gift – a Segway Gift Certificate!

The cold weather is here but what better gift could there be than a golden ticket to cruise the Gettysburg battlefield on a Segway? A gift certificate from Segway Tours of Gettysburg is the perfect holiday gift! You can give the gift of specific Segway tour(s) or for any dollar amount that you choose. We’ll […]


Red, yellow, green … and white??

Despite being a little chilly, October is the third busiest month of the year (after July and August) for Segway tours in Gettysburg. That’s because the tree colors are at their most spectacular at this time of year. But this year we were treated with a color we don’t often see on the trees in […]


More Photos from the 2011 Gettysburg Halloween Parade

There a problem with the link to the video in the previous post but it is fixed now. Here are some more photos from the 2011 Gettysburg Halloween Parade: We’re still looking for a photo of Chuck …


Halloween Parade 2011

Thanks to all the folks who came out to see the 2011 Halloween Parade in Gettysburg yesterday! We had a lot of fun and we saw many friends in the crowd. We’re told that the parade was the largest one in town for many years — if not the largest ever. By our count, the […]


Gettysburg – Graphical Order of Battle

If you’re interested in the armies that fought at Gettysburg, we invite you to come by and see our Graphical Order of Battle. An “Order of Battle” shows the organization and hierarchy of the army but you’ve never seen one like this before! It is a big graphic chart — sort of like a big […]